Carroll Hospital Farmers Market Returns July 2

Each year, Carroll Hospital hosts a seasonal farmers market to help the community access healthy, locally sourced produce and products. Our market’s farmers and vendors come from the many corners of Carroll County to share the fruits of their labor.

This year, the weekly market kicks off on Thursday, July 2 and concludes Thursday, September 17 on the Carroll Hospital campus. Hours of operation are 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

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Sending Children to Day Camp During COVID-19

Important facts to consider besides how much fun they’ll have in the sun

While Gov. Larry Hogan has given the green light for day camps to be open, parents are still grappling with a difficult decision: whether it is safe to send their child during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cynthia Roldan, M.D., medical director of Carroll Hospital’s Pediatrics Department, says this is a difficult decision that requires many factors to consider.

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Medical Misconception: Food Preparation

Each month we set the facts straight regarding a popular health and wellness myth.

This month’s myth: Thawing food on the counter is safe.

There’s at least one generation of us who remember the primary meal preparer in our family grabbing a package of chicken or ground beef from the freezer and leaving it out on the counter to thaw for that night’s meal.

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Medical Misconception: Storing Medications

Each month we set the facts straight regarding a popular health and wellness myth.

This month’s misconception: The bathroom medicine cabinet is the best place to store medications.

It seems like a good idea – having your medications all in one place within easy reach. Many bathrooms feature a mirrored chest attached to the wall commonly known as a medicine cabinet, so this seems like the natural place to store your medications. But, while it’s convenient, this spot may be one of the worst places to store your prescriptions.

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